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smash-up

Syllabification: smash-up

Definition of smash-up in English:

noun

informal
A violent collision, especially of cars.
Example sentences
  • Around 12.15 am, six cars were involved in a smash-up on Caroni Bridge, where two three-car collisions occurred simultaneously.
  • It's a perfectly flat and straight six-lane highway, yet it's also the recurring scene for horrifying smash-ups, for the same reasons the road to Whistler is.
  • There was severe traffic congestion on Sunset Drive a few minutes before 11 pm but police officers blamed this on a four-car smash-up on the Western Main Road.

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